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First Amendment on Trial?

By Stephen Fasulo II Loretta Lynch recently said at the Muslim Advocates Dinner on December 3rd that she will pursue legal action against people trying to inspire violence toward Muslim peoples through rhetoric. “Now obviously this is a country that is based on free speech,” began Lynch, “-but when it edges towards violence, when we […]

UPDATE – CUA shelter in place lifted

Tower Staff At around 8:08 p.m., the Catholic University Department of Public Safety order a Shelter in Place in the wake of armed intruder traversing through the school’s main campus. At 9:55 p.m., DPS sent out this email stating, “President Garvey has convened his Emergency Council and they are in constant contact with the Metropolitan Police Department in […]

The Catholic University is in Shelter in Place a Second Night

Tower Staff The University is on lockdown for a second straight night following separate reports of an armed suspect on campus. The campus community was informed via email, phone call, and text message at 8:08 PM by the Rave alert system saying, “The Metropolitan Police Department and the CUA Department of Public Safety are on campus in response […]

Inventio Editorial Board Selected, and Plans Established

By Christopher Woodside Professor Caroline Sherman long dreamed of being able to provide a venue for seniors in the History department to publish their finished theses after a long semester of research and writing. With the leadership of professors Taryn Okuma and Peter Shoemaker, these three Catholic University professors have made such a journal a […]

The Tower Elects 121st Editor-in-Chief

The Tower Elects 121st Editor-in-Chief

By Cameron Hosseinian Paige Wearmouth, an English and Music double major from Port Tobacco, Maryland, has been elected as The Tower’s 121st Editor-in-Chief. Wearmouth’s appointment will begin Spring 2016. Wearmouth joined The Tower the second semester of her sophomore year and since has been an integral member of the organization. Soon after joining The Tower, […]

SGA Passes Resolution Supporting Arming DPS

SGA Passes Resolution Supporting Arming DPS

                By John Connolly The Student Government Association (SGA) senate passed its first resolution on Monday, November 30th. Presented by Class of 2016 Senator Matt Hanrahan, Resolution 001 calls for “officers within the Department of Public Safety at the Catholic University of America [to] be equipped with firearms […]

CUA Music School Puts on Annual Christmas Concert at Basilica

CUA Music School Puts on Annual Christmas Concert at Basilica

By Anna Quatrone The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will cosponsor the 26th Annual Christmas Concert for Charity on Friday, December 4th. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Basilica’s Great Upper Church. The first portion of the concert will […]

Catholic University PhD Student Involved in Creation of Upcoming American Religion Museum

Catholic University PhD Student Involved in Creation of Upcoming American Religion Museum

By Stephen Fasulo II A project to open a new museum in Washington, D.C. has become intertwined with the passion of Catholic University of America. The project is called The National Museum of American Religion, and the aim according to Colleen Prior, a current PhD student at the University, is to educate and integrate the […]

CUA Student Isaiah Burroughs Becomes One of the Youngest Public Officials in D.C.

CUA Student Isaiah Burroughs Becomes One of the Youngest Public Officials in D.C.

By Dual Paul Murphy On November 18th, 2015, freshman Politics major and Vice Chairman of CUA Students for Marco Rubio, Isaiah Burroughs, was sworn by D.C. Councilman, Kenyan McDuffie, as one of the youngest public officials in the District of Columbia. Burroughs is now a commissioner within the city’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC). The ANC […]

Catholic University Responds to Shooting at Planned Parenthood

By Kaitlyn Troilo Recently the entire global community has been intently focused on the impending threat of the terrorist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) because of the horrendous attacks in Beirut and Paris. However, there is something that we as a nation are forgetting; homegrown terrorism. On Friday November 27, 2015 […]

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